Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway and Dock

Introduction

This line is closed.






Dates

  /  /1855[Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway and Dock Company]
Act receives Royal assent.
22/08/1856[Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway and Dock Company]
Abbey opened.
22/08/1856[Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway and Dock Company]
Abbeyholme opened.
31/08/1870[Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway and Dock Company]
Abbeyholme renamed Abbey Junction.
  /  /1880[Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway and Dock Company]
[North British Railway]
Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway and Dock Company absorbed by North British Railway.
  /08/1889[Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway and Dock Company]
Abbey renamed Abbey Town.
  /08/1889[Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway and Dock Company]
Abbey Town opened.
01/09/1921[Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway and Dock Company]
Abbey Junction closed.
07/09/1964[Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway and Dock Company]
Line closed to passengers.
07/09/1964[Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway and Dock Company]
Abbey Town closed.
06/01/1969[Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway][Marquis of Lothians Waggonway][Edinburgh and Hawick Railway (North British Railway)][Border Union Railway][Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway and Dock Company]
Edinburgh (Portobello East Junction) to Hawick to Carlisle (Port Carlisle Junction) closed to passengers. Newtongrange, Gorebridge, Tynehead, Heriot, Fountainhall, Stow, Galashiels [1st], Melrose, St Boswells, Hassendean, Hawick [2nd], Stobs, Shankend, Riccarton Junction, Steele Road, Newcastleton stations closed.
06/01/1969[Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway and Dock Company]
Canal Junction to Port Carlisle Junction closed to all traffic.

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.



The station building at Kirkbride on the Silloth branch, closed in 1964 and now a private residence. The trees stand on the old platform and trackbed. ...
Mark Bartlett 03/02/2013







Scene in the yard at Silloth on 13 June 1964 as CR123 is serviced following its arrival with the RCTS Solway Ranger. The locomotive had brought ...
K A Gray 13/06/1964
No 49 Gordon Highlander stands on Silloth shed on 13 June 1964, having arrived earlier with The Solway Ranger. ...
K A Gray 13/06/1964
The locomotive shed at Silloth was officially closed in July 1953. Gordon Highlander stands on the old shed site 11 years later, following ...
K A Gray 13/06/1964
CR123 on the site of Silloth shed on 13 June 1964, following arrival with the Solway Ranger from Carlisle [see image 39700]. ...
K A Gray 13/06/1964